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Posted By: masato sakurai
05-Nov-02 - 11:49 AM
Thread Name: Kemo Kimo info
Subject: RE: Kemo Kimo info
For reference:

Title: Keemo Kimo. Geo. Christy Wood's Celebrated Banjo Song.
Composer, Lyricist, Arranger: Arranged by Sedgwick.
Publication: New York: William Hall & son, 239 Broadway, 1854.
Form of Composition: strophic with chorus
Instrumentation: piano and voice
First Line: In South Car'lina de darkies go Sing song Kitty cant you ki'me oh!
First Line of Chorus: Keemo Ki'mo! Dar! oh whar?
Performer: As Sung by P.H. Keenan.
Engraver, Lithographer, Artist: Hays N.Y.
Plate Number: 2852
Subject: African Americans
Subject: Caricatures
Subject: Nonsense songs
Subject: Ethnic stereotypes
Subject: Dialects
Call No.: Box: 022 Item: 098

Title: Keemo Kimo : Geo Christy and Wood's celebrated banjo song / arranged by [A.] Sedgwick. (Originally published: New York : William Hall & Son, [1854?]) ["First line of text: In South Car'lina de darkies go. /
First line of chorus: Keemo Ki'mo! Dar! oh whar?"]

Kemo, Kimo. (Thomas G. Doyle, Bookseller, Stationer, and Song publisher, Md. [n. d.]) ["'Way down South where I was born, / Sing song Kitty, can't you Kimeo, / Chopped the wood and husked the corn, / Sing Song Kitty, can't you Kimeo."]

Kitty Kimo. (Composed and arranged by Charles White, and sung nightly by Old Dan Emmit, with thunders of applause. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 38 & 60 Chatham Street, N. Y. [n. d.] )

Kitty Kimo. (Composed and arranged by Charles White. Andrews', Printer, 38 Chatham Street, N. Y.)

~Masato